Central Elementary School

  • Central Elementary School serves 607 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Central Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Central Elementary School's student population of 607 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students607 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#4974 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
12%
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Hispanic
85%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.270.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNational Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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